Posted 7 years ago on Oct. 18, 2011, 6:40 p.m. EST by TheAncientMariner
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Many of the examples I will give are socio-economic. Others are scientific. Ultimately my argument is that thus far we are the only provable example of organic life in the universe – given the vastness of space it is probable that our sun will die before we have proof to the contrary. Especially, we are the only evident sentient life with the ability to understand our environment, build complex tools, and think abstract thoughts!
Let me start with how capitalism encourages short term gain and discourages investment for a long term future.